Usage examples for nay

  1. " Nay," I answered, " I will not run while others stay to fight." – Child of Storm by H. Rider Haggard
  2. Don't say me nay- you don't know how I do love you. – Jess by H. Rider Haggard
  3. Nay, it was even worse. – The Peace of Roaring River by George van Schaick
  4. We'll not say nay. – A Kindergarten Story Book by Jane L. Hoxie
  5. Nay, replied the duke's plaisant, here is a letter. – Under the Rose by Frederic Stewart Isham
  6. " Nay, I was very wrong! – Winds of the World by Talbot Mundy
  7. Nay, there is no need. – Norston's Rest by Ann S. Stephens
  8. Nay, I begin to know myself now. – Cynthia's Revels by Ben Jonson
  9. Nay, I will give both; I will give all, because, having seen him, he is what he is to me. – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope
  10. Nay, do not trouble about me. – Hillsboro People by Dorothy Canfield
  11. Nay, as a whole flood of it. – Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles by Mrs. Henry Wood
  12. Nay, she winna tak' it. – Steve Young by George Manville Fenn
  13. Nay, I'll lead you. – King Lear's Wife; The Crier by Night; The Riding to Lithend; Midsummer-Eve; Laodice and Danaë by Gordon Bottomley
  14. Nay, she had never really put it to herself in words that her brother was going to die. – Shenac's Work at Home by Margaret Murray Robertson
  15. " Nay; the truth is, I won of both of them," said Mr. Warrington. – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  16. Nay then, come thou back to us! – Queen Mary and Harold by Alfred Lord Tennyson
  17. Nay, she's too old: you said you knew her. – Krindlesyke by Wilfrid Wilson Gibson
  18. Nay, it was he who left her. – Capt'n Davy's Honeymoon 1893 by Hall Caine
  19. Nay, cried the general; pray let me speak. – The Memoirs of Louis XV. and XVI., Volume 7 Being Secret Memoirs of Madame du Hausset, Lady's Maid to Madame de Pompadour, and of an Unknown English Girl and The Princess Lamballe by Madame du Hausset, and of an Unknown English Girl and the Princess Lamballe